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English definition of “pursue”

pursue

verb [T]     /pəˈsjuː/ US  /pərˈsuː/ (present participle pursuing, past tense and past participle pursued)
TRY If you pursue a plan, activity, or situation, you try to do it or achieve it, usually over a long period of time: She decided to pursue a career in television.Performing a functionFunctioning
FOLLOW to follow someone or something, usually to try to catch them: The car was pursued by helicopters.Pursuing
pursue a matter to try to discover information about something: We will not be pursuing this matter any further.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
(Definition of pursue verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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